Kelvinmary Ndukwe’s Omugwo is about real people

I experienced a play tonight. 3rd September 2022. It’s been a while since I saw a play – an intriguing play. They don’t make them like they used to anymore. But tonight, after performing as the character Man of God…

5 interesting facts about the exemplary life of Biyi Bandele

On the 7th of August, the Nigerian film industry lost Biyi Bandele. His impact, understated unfairly, has brought glory to the Nigerian film industry at large. Through diverse creative endeavors, one could feel the love and appreciation Biyi had for…

PROPHE+ESS REVIEW: A Misguided Adventure

There is nothing strikingly fresh that we haven’t experienced or heard about in Niyi Akinmolayan’s 2021 outing ‘Prophetess’. We are well acquainted with Nollywood’s stereotypical representation of white garment prophets as either pretentious or outright comical. Even if most viewers…

NOTES ON PRECIOUS HARRY’S ANOTHER MURDER

Precious Harry’s eight-minute indie short film opens with the only characters we see on screen throughout the film: an unnamed psychologist (the fact that the psychologist is unnamed throughout the film might symbolize her representation of the average Nigerian psychologist)…

‘Biyi Alexander’s ANTISTROFI: “Are You Watching Closely?”

“Antistrophe” is derived from a Greek word which means “turning back.” It involves the repetition of the same words at the end of consecutive phrases, clauses, sentences and paragraphs. This device is used in literature, music and sacred texts to place emphasis on a particular thought or idea